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Complete Backup and Restore Using "tar" Command

Nov 21, 2008, 21:33 (1 Talkback[s])

"The first, and most important, is that the backup medium is not located on the same drive as your Linux setup. I personally use an external USB drive for all my backup data (which can be purchased for next to nothing nowadays), although you could use another remote drive within your system unit, even a non bootable drive. These techniques are based on my favorite flavor Ubuntu and can be applied to any version of GNU/Linux.

"The easiest method would be to use a simple "tar" command (such as):"

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